Leslie Kolodziejski

Leslie Kolodziejski is Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at MIT; she joined as Assistant Professor in 1988.

She completed her doctoral degree (Electrical Engineering 1986), master’s and bachelor’s (Materials Science 1984 and 1983) degrees from Purdue University in Indiana.

Professor Kolodziejski currently serves EECS as the Graduate Officer and has been the past Associate Faculty Chair (2015-2017) at MIT.

In addition, Professor Kolodziejski is the principal investigator of the MIT University Center of Exemplary Mentoring funded by the Sloan Foundation.

Professor Kolodziejski has been awarded the Faculty Ambassador Award from MIT’s Office of Multicultural Programs, the Committed to Caring citation from MIT’s Office of Graduate Education, and the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising from MIT’s School of Engineering. Her research investigates photonic materials, fabrication and design of devices and their optoelectronic integration with silicon-based CMOS systems; Professor Kolodziejski is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.